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FACE THE FACTS: Electric Vehicles: Closing the emissions gap DNV GL Talks Energy

    • Business

The electric car industry is growing, with half of all light vehicle sales worldwide expected to be electric by 2032.

In this last episode of the series, Lucy Craig, Vice President of Technology and Innovation at DNV GL – Energy, looks at the not-too-distant electric future, the benefits and challenges of large-scale electric vehicle adoption and what this means for renewable energy generation moving forwards.

While recent news revealed that combined European sales of both battery and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totalled 259,000 in the first six months of 2019, growth is also being seen in developing countries. For example, India recently announced a new policy to foster greater demand for electric vehicles in a bid to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, particularly in urban centres.

But how close are we to an electric future and what impact will it have on the wider fight against climate change?

To find our more or read the transcription, please visit: https://www.dnvgl.com/energy/publications/podcast/electric-vehicles.html

The electric car industry is growing, with half of all light vehicle sales worldwide expected to be electric by 2032.

In this last episode of the series, Lucy Craig, Vice President of Technology and Innovation at DNV GL – Energy, looks at the not-too-distant electric future, the benefits and challenges of large-scale electric vehicle adoption and what this means for renewable energy generation moving forwards.

While recent news revealed that combined European sales of both battery and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totalled 259,000 in the first six months of 2019, growth is also being seen in developing countries. For example, India recently announced a new policy to foster greater demand for electric vehicles in a bid to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution, particularly in urban centres.

But how close are we to an electric future and what impact will it have on the wider fight against climate change?

To find our more or read the transcription, please visit: https://www.dnvgl.com/energy/publications/podcast/electric-vehicles.html

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